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Dec 8, 2013 2:40pm EST
the terms of the cold war and, finally, the idea of the missile defense which has the one great advantage to us today and at the time so scared the soviets that it really led to their giving up on the race with us in the cold war. and realizing they had no chance of winning. which led to the most remarkable event of our lifetime, an event of biblical proportions, which was the collapse of the soviet union and the conquest of communism without a shot fired. and that was sort of the core of the 980s -- 1980s, that is what history will remember the '80s for. and again, as i say, i write in the introduction of the book in trying to trace my evolution from left to right that was the essence of my leaving the democratic party, because you remember a lot of young people today do not. in the 1970s there was a very strong conservative element in the democratic party. they were known as national security democrats or cold war liberals in the tradition of truman, kennedy, humphrey and scoop jackson who happened to have been my great political hero in my 20s, in my youth. in facting when scoop -- in
Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
they will resume consideration of the defense authorization bill. of course, you can watch the house, live here on c-span, and the senate live on our companion network, c-span2. >> c-span, we bring public affairs of events for washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, conferences, offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, a public service of private industry. we are created by the tv -- we were created and funded by her local cable satellite provider, and you can watch us in hd. at pell grants and college affordability during with subcommittee hearing student financial aid officers and experts on financial aid policy. this is two hours. the subcommittee will come to order. good morning. thank you for joining us for this hearing on the pell grant program. 11th in the series designed to gain a more complete the challengesf facing post secondary students and institutions. the committee of policy changes that should be considered as part of the upcoming reauthorization of the higher education act. we have abbrevi
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